Tyla: Water Cruises to No 1 On Billboard Rhythmic Airplay Chart

BY JO Mensah December 15, 2023 9:30 PM EDT
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South African singer Tyla’s single Water has surged to the top of the Rhythmic Airplay chart.

According to the latest data from Billboard, the song witnessed a remarkable 15% surge in plays during the week of December 1–7, firmly establishing itself as the most played track on U.S. monitored rhythmic radio stations.

But the triumph does not stop there. Water has not only conquered the Rhythmic Airplay chart but has also claimed the throne on the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart.

This dual triumph is a testament to the widespread acclaim and popularity that Tyla’s musical creation has garnered across diverse radio formats.

Released under the prestigious Fax Records/Epic Records banner, Water has become a nationwide phenomenon, capturing the hearts of music enthusiasts and dominating airwaves.

The single’s undeniable allure has led to substantial double-digit gains in crucial sectors, including R&B/hip-hop, rhythmic, and pop.

Tyla’s musical prowess has resonated far and wide, cementing her status as a force to be reckoned with in the contemporary music scene.

Beyond the airwaves, Water has made an indelible mark on various Billboard multimetric charts. The single’s compelling success story unfolds on charts like the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and the prestigious Billboard Hot 100 chart, further solidifying Tyla’s position as a chart-topping sensation.

Tyla’s journey to the pinnacle of the music industry didn’t happen overnight. The South African songstress has been making waves since her breakthrough single “Getting Late” in 2019². Her subsequent releases, including the hits “Tommy” and “Feelin’,” have consistently showcased her unique sound and style, earning her a dedicated fan base that spans the globe.